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What is the deal with all the oils?

So as many of you may know I recently made a facebook account after being off of Facebook for several years. Once I joined I started seeing a few of my friends making posts about Essential Oils. Naturally I was interested in what they were posting about because I am always looking for natural remedies and ways to keep myself and my family as healthy as possible.

Last Wednesday I went to an Essential Oils 101 Class. I learned so much about so many uses for these precious little oils. I of course had to make a purchase. I wanted to get everything so instead I settled on the Family Physician Kit plus a bottle of In Tune and a bottle of Clay Calm. The Physician Kit includes 5ml bottles of Lavender, Lemon. Peppermint, Melaleuca, Oregano, Frankincense, Breath, On Guard, Digest Zen, Deep Blue plus a 15ml bottle of Slim & Sassy. I wanted to get the Home Essential Kit but I was afraid my husband would kill me if I got that plus two other bottles all at once.

I have so many plans for these oils already. I got the In Tune for my boys to help with their ADD & ADHD. I got the Clary Calm for myself. I found a recipe for helping with my sinus issues that calls for 3 drops of Peppermint 3 drops of Lemon and 3 drops of Lavender in a shot glass fill the rest with water. Swish in mouth and then swallow. My husband has been having stomach issues so I will be looking up ways to have him use the Digest Zen.

If you are at all interested in learning more about these oils I encourage you to reach out to my friend Jessica. You can find her on her facebook page here. She has been a huge help and I love her outlook on keeping herself and her family healthy and happy.

I almost forgot to mention I got a free sample bottle of wild orange for bringing a friend to the class. I am already obsessed with wild orange. Each morning I have been putting a drop in my hand and then cupping my hands over my mouth and nose and taking deep breaths for several minutes. It lifts my mood and give me a burst of energy before I even get in the shower and start my day. Stay tuned for more posts about my journey with doTerra Essential Oils and all of their lovely benefits.

I am not 100% on board with the idea of ingesting these oils but I have been using them aromatically and topically. I tried the recipe I mentioned above for sinuses and the taste of it was terrible and made me quickly wonder if I should be drinking them so I will hold of on that until further research. I did however add some Frankincense to my homemade face lotion. I am excited to see the benefits.


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